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Could You Catch a Ghost on Video?

The paranormal reality show Ghost Hunters attracted an impressive 3 million views per episode, highlighting just how popular it had become.

However, for those who want to replicate such an experience. Try to capture a ghost on video, doing so seems impossible. Unethical in some cases.

From the benefits that video can bring, to the downsides involved, and how to go about potentially filming your next adventure… here’s what you need to know.

The Benefits of Filming

Video after video online says to show real ghosts captured live on camera. And while some are not real, others can be believable, turning skeptics into believers.

However, the potential behind capturing a real spirit on video is one to take into consideration. Unlike photography, a ghost on video presents the opportunity to show a spirit in action.

It means you capture details missed in the heat of the moment. Capturing video and audio allows review later on. Slowed down, and sped up in order to better inspect the footage.

Filming your Ghost Experience

While there are clear benefits to trying to catch a ghost on camera. The question whether or not the practice is ethical is debatable. Depending on the situation.

For example, filming without permission on a tour or hunt can be considered disrespectful or against the rules. Because of this, if you’re planning ahead, ensure filming is permitted to ensure that you’re not overstepping boundaries.

When further preparing for videoing, ensure you have the right equipment on hand. If you choose to go with a complicated video setup that involves cables rather than using your smartphone, knowing the basics.

Such as what kind of video cable to get the best quality. For instance, while display ports connect computer monitors and other electronics (such as a home theater systems) using High Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) cables which are popular for video and audio content — aka your ghost hunting footage — may also be required, especially if you’re using a laptop to edit the video later on.

Are there Downsides?

As with anything involving technology, there is the potential for glitches or malfunctions while trying to capture a ghost.

However, it’s worth mentioning there are fewer chances of interference when videoing vs. photography. For instance, in one notable photo that depicts what looks like a spirit, the apparition is likely to be the flash reflected by condensation on the lens. Or even from the photographer’s breath (one reason why many ghost hunters refrain from smoking while trying to do such a job).

However, filming would eliminate the need for camera flashes, making it a great method for potentially recording anything from apparitions to orbs. 

Capturing a ghost on video sounds improbable, but there could be some truth behind those videos online. Some of which can turn even the most hardcore skeptic into a believer.

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Fort Mississauga History in Niagara on the Lake | A Hidden Haunt

In all of Fort Mississauga history, it never saw a shot fired.  Built in 1814 after the Americans left Niagara-on-the-Lake and Upper Canada.

Fort George was in ruins. The British rushed to building this Fort to discourage a second attack from the Americans. 

Soldiers remained on-duty here until 1840. Today, the fort is located at the back of the Niagara-on-the-Lake Golf Course.

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Spirit Photography | Should you try it?

Perhaps one of the most famous ghost photographs ever taken was one by Mrs. Sayer, who was visiting an airfield in England back in 1987. a ghostly figure appeared next to her in the cockpit of a plane. Seen after developing the image. Someone who wasn’t there when she took it.

However, this isn’t the only photograph out there of what seem to be apparitions.

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Top 3 Cursed and Haunted Jewellery Not to Wear!

Jewellery is the most common item to be handed down by a family member after death. Very precious heirlooms with great sentimental value given to the next generation.

Many people believe, however, that jewellery can hold bad karma or juju.

For instance, you’d refuse to wear an engagement or wedding ring if once owned by a divorcee. Be less likely to wear haunted or cursed jewellery.

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Blickling Hall | The Ultimate Love Story That Went Wrong | Haunting

Every year, Blickling Hall in Norfolk, England receives almost a quarter of a million visitors.

This Jacobean mansion house was the birthplace of Henry VIII’s second, and arguably most famous, wife, Anne Boleyn. Is now home to some very royal ghosts.

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Nuburgring | The Haunted Past Of A Forgotten Part Of The Track

Germany is well known for numerous haunted locations, including Frankenstien’s castle and the Conn Barracks. However, the famous motorsport racing circuit in Nüburg, Nuburgring, may also hold some haunted secrets.

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Hull House in Chicago | Home of the “Devil Baby”

The Hull House was a settlement house. To the horror of its founder Jane Addams, it became infamously known for a legend. A story help spawning the terrifying movie “Rosemary’s Baby”.

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Brave Blacks Wave in Elliston | Dare Surf With The Ghosts

Elliston, South Australia, has a population of only 308 people, according to the last census. But down at the shore of Waterloo Bay, on the edge of the town, there are a few more souls that are still surfing this earthly plane around Blacks Wave.

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Brock Monument in Queenston Heights, Niagara

Brock Monument is the grave of former British General Sir Isaac Brock.

He was our famous General. Successfully defended British Canada against the Americans during the War of 1812.

With his men charging up the hill with his men. Happened during the Battle of Queenston Heights. An American sniper rose from the bushes and shot him down.

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Charles Manson Was Never in West Virginia Penitentiary

It’s become an infamous rumor. Saying the murderer Charles Manson stayed at West Virginia Penitentiary. 

He didn’t. But his connection is strong. Through his mother, Kathleen Maddox.